The parishioners of the International American Baptist Church celebrated Christmas today. On behalf of the Prime Minister of Georgia, Zaza Vashakmadze, Chairman of the State Agency for Religious Issues, congratulated the parishioners and the head of the church, Charles Hoblitz, on the occasion of Christmas. The head of the Agency particularly noted the activity of the head of the International American Baptist Church in terms of cooperation with the Agency and stressed that the International American Baptist Church is a small church and thus needs even more care from the state. Pastor Charles Hoblitz thanked the Agency for its support and expressed hope that the cooperation would become even more active after the end of the pandemic. The ceremony was attended by the Deputy Chairman of the State Agency for Religious Issues, Giorgi Ukleba and the staff of the Agency.